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|Tropical Depression Nine|
Source: WHNT TV
|Surf Chart From MagicSeaweed.com|
North Carolina should have some nice hunting conditions. They have one storm right off of the coast, and when the other one passes over Florida, it will head north to North Carolina.
|Depression Number Eight Off Coast of North Carolina.|
If you look at the surf chart again, you'll notice that after this weekend's small Treasure Coast surf, they are predicting six to nine feet by the 8/9, As I've pointed out before, when large surf is predicted that far ahead, it seldom actually happens. Time will tell.
...According to archaeologists from Texas State University, the Encarnación was part of Spain’s Tierre Firma fleet, which was critical for maintaining trade routes between its colonies in the New World. Built in Veracruz, Mexico, the merchant ship, or naos, sank during a storm off the Caribbean coast of Panama in 1681. The researchers were surprised to discover that on further investigation, the lower hull and the cargo hold of the ship were almost completely intact and filled with artifacts that the Encarnación had been carrying...
Here is the link for the rest of the article.
The article mentions granel, a concete like substance use as ballast. Can anyone find me pictures of granel? I'd like to see some examples.
Here is a nice little post discussing, among other things, a dive on a couple of Florida wrecks - the Brick Wreck and a mystery wreck.
Here is the link.
There is another disturbance coming off of Africa. Maybe we'll get on the right side of one of these storms.